On this day in 1991, Michael Schumacher made his F1 debut behind the wheel of a Jordan 191.
Williams considered a six-wheeled F1 car for 1983 before the technology was banned.
On 14 July 1951 Jos?â?® Froil?â?ín Gonz?â?ílez scored Ferrari’s first world championship race win.
McLaren’s 1981 MP4/1 was a rare step forward for both performance and safety.
The FW15C bristled with gadgets, most of which were banned after it dominated in 1993.
Martin Donnelly got back behind the wheel of a Lotus 102, in which he suffered a dreadful crash in 1990.
The turbo era started with one rather ugly and chronically unreliable car: the Renault RS01.
The only victory scored by a four-wheel-drive car in a Formula 1 race came 50 years ago.
It crashed into the Monaco harbour and won a championship – though not for the team that built it.
The Lotus 88 was banned after the team made several attempts to race it in 1981.
F1 counted the cost of a tragic and shambolic Belgian Grand Prix weekend at Zolder 30 years ago today.
Elio de Angelis lost his life in a crash in testing 25 years ago today.
The 1986 Spanish Grand Prix witnessed one of the closest finishes in F1 history.
See how the F1 calendar has tripled in size since 1950.
Mario Andretti won his first F1 race 40 years ago today at the 1971 South African Grand Prix.
Today marks the tenth anniversary of the last fatality during a Formula 1 event.
Video of Pirelli’s previous F1 appearances in the 1950s and 1980s, and their 2009 tyre tests.
Ayrton Senna clinched the 1990 world championship in a deeply controversial Japanese Grand Prix. He rammed into rival Alain Prost at the first corner at Suzuka, taking both of them out of the race.
The layout used today is very similar to that which Giuseppe Farina won the first world championship on 60 years ago. But even with three slow chicanes installed today’s cars will lap it at an average of 250kph (155mph) – 75kph quicker than they did in Farina’s time.
Jochen Rindt lost his life in an accident during qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix at Monza, and became F1’s only posthumous world champion.